George Washington Let us raise a standard to which the Wise and the Honest can repair.
— George Washington, Constitutional Convention, 1787

Massachusetts Constitutional Militia

Militia Contacts by County

Barnstable Dukes Hampden Nantucket Suffolk
Berkshire Essex Hampshire Norfolk Worcester
Bristol Franklin Middlesex Plymouth

A link-free version of the above Massachusetts Counties Table is available here.

Purposes execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions; — U.S. Constitution, Art. I, Sec. 8, Cl. 16.




The following reports are in reverse chronological order:

  1. 96/08/02 — Tom Read & Leroy Crenshaw Message to Congress
  2. 96/07/23 — Massachusetts Militia Leaders Go to Washington

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Reformers are known by their adversaries, and it is appropriate that those adversaries be identified and what is known about them be told. They include corrupt and abusive officials, corporations, groups, and individuals.

Adversaries common to all militias everywhere

These are some based in the state:

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